Whatever situation in your life has you feeling overwhelmed, the Temperance card is your sign to do what it takes to cultivate a sense of calm in the midst of trying times.

Do your best to avoid going to extremes. An all-or-nothing approach is not favored during this time. Right now, the most important thing is to find a healthy balance in all that you do.

Creating an environment of harmony INSIDE is the key to creating harmony OUTSIDE.

General Readings

When you receive Temperance in a general reading, it's a sign to take a step back, take a deep breath, and pinpoint where you can create more balance in your life. Be mindful when it comes to making any big decisions during this time. Don't rush into anything or make any rash judgement calls. Just take it easy and approach your situation from a more balanced perspective.


When you receive Temperance in a love reading, it's a call to take a closer look at how you approach love and relationships. Are your partnerships typically equal and fair? Is there a balanced dynamic between giving and receiving? Or do you tend to go to extremes? Wherever the energy may be out of whack, this is your call to find a more sustainable balance.


When Temperance shows up in a career reading, it's a sign that any challenging work-related situations should be approached with a sense of calmness and rational thinking. Patience and moderation are vital during this time. Have a clear vision of what you want to accomplish, and make sure you're approaching it in a grounded and balanced way.

Negative Aspects

When Temperance shows up in a reading with negative aspects, it's a sign that some situation in your life is currently out of balance. You may have noticed yourself feeling impatient, distracted, overwhelmed, and/or out of alignment lately. During this time while your energy is scattered, make sure you're not rushing into anything or going to any extremes. Give your situation more time and see what happens.